David Cannon Artist artworks for sale
Artist: David Cannon
Live in: Ventura, CA, United States
Artworks for sale: 17.00
David Cannon Artist Bio:
I paint as a way of storytelling. Each still life is a specific selection and arrangement of objects, filled with symbolism and hidden references. Books for example, represent imagination and other aspects relating to our minds. Occasionally, my paintings require a moving landscape to accurately set the scene. I use exclusively acrylic. Because of the drying time, I am able to manipulate the paint by layering heavy doses of color with a pallet knife. My artwork is realistically expressed using a painterly style with small yet visible brushstrokes and cloudy edges. Once I’ve chosen the canvas and the colors, I research the subject until I feel I can thoroughly explain why it’s important to our growth. Whether the narrative references a personal experience, a moment in history or a timeless myth, my intention is always to prompt the viewer to look more closely and constantly re-examine, not only my paintings, but all art and life as we live it. Among others, I admire David A. Lefel because of his masterful technique and philosophy towards paintings, and I’m influenced artistically by Robert Bateman because of his striking compositions. My creative process is inspired by the support of my wife.